The emerging IEEE 802.11ac wireless LAN standard will be able to deliver faster connections wherever it's used, but the biggest benefit may come at public hotspots -- eventually.
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Consumers and SMBs can finally be assured that 802.11ac networking products will be compatible, even though the IEEE has not ratified the standard.
The new MacBook Air sports built-in compatibility with the newest draft networking standard, 802.11ac, an upgrade of the current 802.11n.
This free utility restores a capability that Microsoft removed from Windows 8, and does it with ease.
Texas Instruments and Qualcomm are working on products that will power small mobile base stations, also known as small cells, and help improve indoor coverage and speeds for enterprises.
A research team at the University of Washington has developed a way to enact gesture control across all devices using the WiFi router in your living room.
Software now in the works will use real-time knowledge about network conditions to make lightning-fast decisions about the best system for each user to be on at a given moment.
Even at CTIA, a trade show focused on core mobile networking hardware and software, you can find products that further the unwiring of work.
Google has reportedly launched an expansive effort to bring wireless networks and affordable computing to emerging markets such as sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, moves that could bring the Internet to a further billion people.